Events

To have me speak to a group you belong to, email me   Marjorie@marjorieturner.com

Sun., March 3, 1:3PM, Oral History Interviewing Skills Workshop, American-French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket, RI. A free, objective and educational seminar will provide some insight and tips on the simple and practical art of capturing your own family’s oral history. Free. For additional information, please contact the American French Genealogical Society, (401)-765-6141, or info@afgs.org

Wed., March 6, 8:00AM-4:30PM, Make Your Own Storybook walk workshop, with Kathryn Parent, plus many more workshops for outdoor educators,  Massachusetts Environmental Education Society (MEES) conference, Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross Worcester, Massachusetts. Hands on workshop demonstrating the simple and adaptable concepts of the popular outdoor program, Make Your Own Storybook Walk. Gain tools to create your own program.This concept lends itself to programs for many abilities, and many different populations of children as well as adults. A fee program, please check website for details.

Wed., April 10, 6:30PM, Millis Public Library, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, at the Millis Public Library. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in Millis for a free concert Tuesday, June 18. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live.  Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Each Easy Walk book in the series covers a number of contiguous towns in South central and southeastern MA, and a few neighboring Rhode Island towns as well. Every suggested walk is parent, grandparent, and kid-friendly. Some are handicapped accessible, and many are handicapped friendly. All dog-friendly trails are noted. Each book is $20, get all three for $45. Books will be available for purchase after the event.

Thurs. April 25, 6:30PM, Richards Memorial Library, North Attleboro, Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, at the Richards Public Library. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in North Attleboro, Old Town Church, for a free concert Wednesday, June 26. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live.  Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more.

Sat., April 27, 4PM, Burlington LL Bean Store, How to Find Easy Walks and Hikes – #BeanOutsider Workshop with Marjorie Turner Hollman. Getting outside should never feel intimidating or difficult. Guest speaker Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of Easy Walks in Massachusetts, has partnered with L.L.Bean to create a #BeanOutsider workshop. This workshop will cover how to find trails that fit your skill and comfort level and how to document your own “easy walks.” Marjorie will offer her experience and tips to make getting on the trail easy and accessible for everyone!

Mon., June 3, 7PM, Norfolk Public Library Easy Walks in Massachusetts slide presentation. Wish you knew some new places to get outdoors with your family and friends? Join Marjorie Turner Hollman, author of the three Easy Walks in Massachusetts guides, Monday, June 3, 7:00PM at the Norfolk Public Library. Marjorie has been working closely with the Massachusetts Walking Tour, which will be arriving in Norfolk Wednesday, June 18th for a free concert at the Congregational Church in Norfolk. Enjoy slides of beautiful places around the corner from where you live. See pictures of a past visit of the Walking Tour to this area. Learn where you can find easy walking trails, great railtrails, beautiful views of the Blackstone River, Ten Mile River, short walks to sweeping vistas along the Upper Charles, and the Neponset River watersheds, and more. Each Easy Walks book in the series covers a number of contiguous towns in South central and southeastern MA, and a few neighboring Rhode Island towns as well. Every suggested walk is parent, grandparent, and kid-friendly. Some are handicapped accessible, and many are handicapped friendly. All dog-friendly trails are noted. Each book is $20, get all three for $45. Books will be available for purchase after the event.

 

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